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>> catherine: the news is next. >> catherine: at five -- we're tracking the storm. some areas of the bay - getting soaked today. this is a live look from our camera on mount tam. >> catherine: aside from steady showers.there was thunder and lightning. in fact - lightning struck a tree that was touching a deck of a home in sausalito was hit by lightning. tonight we have team coverage. kron4's chief meteoroligst is tracking the storm. >> catherine: is it still coming down? >> jacqueline: is lighter now with overcast. here is the lead with our picture with a cold front pushing into central valley with the low behind it and spot the clouds coming behind the core of the system. will off
shore. you see the core of the system right there in spotted clouds. he get a look at it with dirt weather hit lines. if you are headed out we are quincy is dried. . a dry period. >> jacqueline: this week will dry out for thursday night and friday so weakened time now we do have a few spots showers coming up if
enlightenment at least it felt like that. people were seen as unusual, sure how unusual is it was it? >> jacqueline: not really correct the combination of all the factors to lead to a thunderstorm. >> catherine: the wet weather is here for a couple of days. it was pouring out in pacifica. let's begin tonight -- with kron4's scott rates. he's live at the oakland airport after a plane was hit by lightning. scott -- what's the latest. >> reporter:lightning struck
a tree that was touching the deck of a home in sausalito early this afternoon. the energy from the strike home at 134 spencer ave., blowing out several large windows and a sliding >> reporter:glass doors in the dining room and bowing an outside wall, irving said. >> reporter:"the deck exploded and glass and bark were strewn throughout the interior of the house," irving said. no one was home at the time and nothing caught fire, irving said. >> reporter:the force of the blast also blew out windows at 136 spencer ave. about 20 feet away, irving said. two people in that home were not injured. the lightning strike knocked out power to 1,000 homes in search and said irving said. pg&e spokeswoman jana morris said 1,116 sausalito area customers >> reporter:lost power from the strike at 12:57 p.m. the power came back on by 2:30 p.m., but went out again for an
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look over the bay bridge area same thing as look at san leandro an element of more moderate line so here is still look as satellite rare most of it has pushed to the east of of us if it with thunderstorms as well. its local short the core of the system here it is. >> jacqueline: that will be the story come overnight containing what spotty showers but not very wide spread kind of hit and miss. we will see that as well as continuing much of the day and early wednesday morning
>> reporter: hills around the bay area has finally turned green. helping to nurture the grass crop that will go from this to this and a matter of days. >> so annual crop weeks from having that bag. so being prepared for that is very important. scorching >> reporter: by the time the hiring and boost for the new firefighters in the east bay alone while fire conditions will already be similar to what we will see in july or august for a typical year. in morgan
bucks alleged bribe no. 3 helping in arizona and marijuana clinic expand into california. they meet with key assets they would like to be close with the anheuser-busch of marijuana. i am going to leave it to you to do what you think you can handle " separate ito's jackson to give me the money and tell them to write some checks. giving him one envelope with $5,000 cash and another which 10,000. introducing the agent had the undercover agent to three administrators. >> while it were so opposed to it? >> reporter: all three cases of the indictment says the telephone calls that is key
because it makes their alleged crimes better role in a punishable for up to 20 years in jail. >> catherine: give me the cash it seems to be in a nut shell with this case is about. >> second thing was filed last week was a federal complaint. grand jury will convene there will be a lot of interesting going on behind the scenes. more and more of the defendants may testify since the exchange of the many. >> the fbi has a hurdle to
overcome. and it is a big hurdle. you are innocent until proven guilty so they have to make that case. that will still be very hard it is a very hard defense to make sure it on the services is about same someone comes to you do this and do this for me and i will give you x amount of money and if you do that that is a problem it is against federal law >> catherine: that happens all the time obviously that is a cross here is cold hard cash allegedly >> obviously one of the big
>> reporter: to a man arrested in the attack pleading guilty to felony charges and both are headed to prison. the giants have been helping the stow family through fund-raisers and such. >> catherine: are dealing those numbers are inflated. >> reporter: are you watching health care stocks? >> you want some health-care mutual-fund inside your portfolio roughly 20 percent of the economy in this seems like it is always going higher. spending spending
was up $8 billion so you will like to get involved >> reporter: talking start- ups we think of san francisco and silicon valley but oakland is becoming a bit player. big player >> half the look of brooklyn had an increase in output is coming to oakland. do not look like a will will become the next silicon valley because of the space involved. but the big one as pandora that towers over oakland. >> reporter: the breakfast wars are heating up. >> tackle bill, starbucks
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anncr: at jennie-o we heard of a place in iowa where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you.
hanky out with fans faughs! >> catherine: >> reporter: i want to go to straight to some of the video is has been lining out here for several hours all day long. working to keep this field in tried. if only stock lending here within the last 20 to 30 minutes to see all the water. they have been working and trying to get all of that water off of the field. is in the outfield all over the place we're talking about a wet field it is opening day what or not we want to see some baseball. >> we are calling to come on
her no matter what we are going to come out here no matter what >> it is cold. >> the sounds of really good. (laughter) >> reporter: can use the old of those things? >> absolutely. it is a lot better to let you think than what you think! >> reporter: live in oakland j.r. stone kron 4 news. >> catherine: thank you j.r.. >> catherine: 367 cannot be
a huge shock but did people see this coming? >> it little bit of surprise but at age 67 >> reporter: has some level and your around these parts he is known as a coaching legend. he led the bears to the naacp tournament. stamford. that is where montgomery made his name coaching for 18 seasons in 12 post-season spot one finals for he gave the nba a shot with coaching to unsuccessful seasons with the warriors. by all reports he has been in good health
cents. sese >> i do not know what to say i am a little bit dumbfounded and that did my client earlier. i feel good about my decision at this time i'd just think that it is time. >> reporter: winning seasons would 16 in double n.c.a.a. >> reporter: so, as i said a coaching legend around these parts is stepping down. >> jacqueline: will have the
wind flow lightning and soft lighting and founder of wood that. these have come down quite a bit. pretty, mostly everywhere else including oakland. still seen light rain here. the baseball forecast against the indians are now looking back. if they can get the field and try we will see spotty showers through the gate. >> jacqueline: as we move
>> jacqueline: as for the zero snow is ongoing perhaps the heavy snow we have seen a few inches of snow and squaw valley. even more on the way. windshield advisory in of fact highlighted on the screen expecting heavy snow all the way through midnight accumulation of 6 in. of level and 10 in. in the higher terrain. after tomorrow with the spot showers will be dry much of wednesday and thursday for a more friday. >> reporter: people behaving badly coming up next at 8
(male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> catherine: tonight at 6. >> catherine: new questions tonight about the federal government's leland yee. yee is accused of taking workb-i agent and coordinating a gun running operation. >> catherine: he has been suspended from the state
senate, and says he's no longer running for california secretary of week, following a three year f-b-i sting. as kron 4's dan kerman reports. concerns are now being raised by yee's attorney about that sting. >> reporter:suspended state senator leland yee refused to speak to reporters after leaving court monday but his attorney raised questions as to why the investigation into his client took so long >> reporter:attorney paul demeester says it he has concerns that the feds didn?t have much confidence in their case which early on focussed on political favors for cash >> reporter:yee?s attornety was asked if he will defend his client by claiming entrapment yee remains free on a 500- thousand dollar unsecured bond, and discussion to determih of yee?s properties will put up as collateral take make sure he keeps showing up to court. >> reporter:in sausalito -- governor jerry brown called on yee and the two other state senators recently suspended - to resign. he says it's the best way to restore public confidence. yee -- and democratic senators rod wright and ron calderon were suspended on friday.
>> reporter:yee's acquaintance raymond named in the case. was also in court today. he's being held without bail - and still does not have a lawyer. chow's expected back in court later this week. he's notorious for being the leader of a chinatown gang. he's been convicted of racketeering and drug distribution conspiracy. for a look at the affadavit go to kron 4 dot com to see the list everyone involved
steve bellwe're tracking the storm tonight. >> catherine: rain slamming the bay area. leaving behind flooding and damage. it got heavy - and right now we have live storm coverage coming from oakland. that's where we have kron 4's scott rates braving the rain. >> catherine: but first. lets check in with jacqueline on the rain totals tonight! >> jacqueline: just over
half an inch of rain after it under the market and hayward livermore does look like right now was that the clearing going on right now largely skies are starting to clear and dry up. another live look outside was more cloud coverage the tree are starting to see the sun peeking through. showers and expand. wayne we're still seeing portions in the east bay clear it looks like it will go on without an incident. when seen a few
light sprinkle down in the south bay. so let our pictures pushing into the central valley this afternoon. we will have a low with clear skies and spot the clouds. tonight a few spot the showers. we held in store. we will talk more about the extended forecast >> catherine: the east bay where kron 4's scott rates continues our team coverage in oakland. scott you say lightning bee struck at plane?
>> reporter: what we know this aircraft was approaching alto 45 this afternoon when the crew reported seeing a very bright light flashed through the cabin area. the aft and the aircraft was able to land and there were no injuries creek and this speaks to some people here in the terminal fell supposed to board that aircraft were >> they said the plane was struck by lightning and they would have to check out the plane. i would be a couple of hours. it would not be a flight and will need to get our backs and reroute. >> reporter: is this just a
precautionary measure. no one injured obviously some place that will be put on a different era plan for it a very rare lightning strike. here in the bay area. scott rates scott kron 4 mr. i homes in the area police say a woman came home.and itnerrupted a pointing a gun at the woman.and stole her purse. the two.described only as also on thursday.a home burglary on balboa way. two suspects got in through a doggie door.and stole jewlery and electronics.
and the day before.last wednesday. a home was hit on ardo street. suspects left with cash, jewlery and electorinics. in this case.the door was forced open that leads from the garage into the home. it's unclear if these incidents are related.but police are looking for suspects in all three cases. >> he had a gun. he took my candle kindle, jewelry and cellphone >> he is a white male in his 30s with brown hair with a full beard or goatee mustache on his face his was 6 ft. tall >> he did not look scary like someone walking down the street it didn't dawn on me that someone would do
something like that. >> reporter: >> catherine: coming up on kron 4 news at 6. we continue our storm coverage. homes in the north bay have been damaged. and some customers have lost power. >> catherine: also - sharing the blame. a nw report says july's deadly plane crash wasn't just the fault of the pilots. >> catherine: and next. >> catherine: g-m's huge vehicle recall gets even bigger. the latest problems. cool dog, what's his name.
>> catherine: a steering glitch is leading motors. working1-point-three million cars are being recalled because of a problem that can affect the power steering. the models affected include 2010 or earlier models of the chevrolet malibu, malibu saturn aura, saturn ion and pontiac g-6. >> catherine: dealers will replace the power steering free. this move adds to the 6 point 1 million cars recalled by g-m since february. >> catherine: it's a battle for jobs - as college grads hit the work force. coming up. a surprising report on the jobs they're fighting for. >> reporter: i will show you
>> catherine: kron4 j.r. stone will be talking live with a carry and that is coming up later in sports. >> catherine: all citizens to have some kind of insurance or they will face a fine. bay area residents have been scrambling to sign up before the deadline >> reporter: at this enrollment and that the rush is to sign up for medical
care. guedalla >> you can sign up yourself if you can get through the delays on the web site that is the problem. the web site is getting overloaded because so many people are to win it at the last minute. you have to live by midnight tonight or lease sun up the account to show that started. wow >> reporter: one of the many people who showed up that today's event was an able to complete the online process because the web site was moving too slow. >> asleep about one hour to one hour and a half. gwynn i will find that the last one.
>> reporter: few do miss tonight's deadline you could face a fine of $95 if you have not even started to process spirit reported in berkeley kron4 and it is. >> catherine: these had a real soaking at pars to that with lightning and thunder. parts of the bay area today. along with thunder and lightning! this was the scene earlier in san francisco. i'm in the weather center with chief meterologist >> reporter: >> jacqueline: the rain is largely gone. lanes no mixes
and the purple and snow is in the blue. looks like we're starting to see a little colder in the diablo range. as for the game we just told to about the oakland a's game will be delayed about seven patrick it will be chilly. fees few spotty showers is still a possibility we do have residual shourd behind pushing to the south bay. all this is on and trekking into the bay area tonight and tomorrow. this could affect the game. as you
moved into the 10:00 hour overnight will be the same story. picking up a little bit. even in intensity. the 10:00 hour still single spot and showers in the east bay. >> jacqueline: clearing up after the 3:00 hour with a few isolated showers as for small and the sierra we're all looking live with widespread snow. it is
sending in their pictures looks like flooding. i guess for some lanes we are getting into in late march, people are braving the traffic with the rain. we always love getting your pictures and sharing them and including them in and message of facebook or from. >> catherine: in other bay area news. san francisco airliner crash asiana: plane systems partly to blame in crash >> catherine: san francisco - asiana airlines says a boeing 777 that crashed at san francisco international airport had inadequate speed.
another day of hope and frustration in the search for malaysian airlines flight 3-70. >> catherine: "promising" objects spotted yesterday by an australian aircraft turned out to be just discarded fishing equipment. >> catherine: an australian ship called the "ocean shield" has set out carrying special equipment built to locate the airliner's black box. >> catherine: but the u-s secretary of defense says the special gear won't be useful because of the size oft he search area. >> catherine: it'll take the australian ship around three days to reach the search area. australian officials have vowed to keep looking for the plane.saying their search will continue indefinitely. >> catherine: still ahead. a building battered. and the person responsible on the run! we take you to where this place. >> catherine: and next. >> catherine: college grads celebrating their diploma. but stuck in low paying jobs. a look at why these grads a look at why these grads
anncr: at jennie-o we heard of a place in iowa a look at why these grads where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you. mayo? corn ds? you are so outta he! aah! [ female announcer the complete balanced nutrion of great-tasting ensur 24 vitamins and minerals, antioxidts, and 9 grams of protein [ bottle ] ensur® nutrition in charge™.
>> reporter:today's recent college grads pay off loans.their struggling to make ends meet! that's because more than a quarter million grads are working minimum wage jobs. >> reporter:u-s labor statistics show around 260- thousand the federal minimum wage of $7-25 per last year. >> reporter:experts are blaming the post-recession labor market.since nearly 60-percent of the jobs created since the recession ended have been lower- paying. positions in jobs pay about 13-dollars an >> catherine: team coverage on the storm continues with lightning hitting and a north bay area. coming up on kron 4 news at >> jacqueline: more rain on the
>> reporter: wang still lingering over livermore and san jose. it could also see spotty showers starting to push into the north and. you concede this body clock patterson and filling in the high bid with the core or for the storm this country pushing into night and into tomorrow. but it o'clock tonight we do have a spotty sale that could affect oakland and the oakland a's game. overnight the spot dealing continues as we head into tomorrow morning we are going to have the possibility of thunderstorms thunderstorms. more coverage to the north that it o'clock
and i tend iran is pushing into the east bay and to the south bay at 1:00 hour we are seeing more embedded thunderstorms pushing through and this looks pretty promising brady some heavy rain. bringing. >> jacqueline: dreyer wednesday and thursday with my returning overnight thursday into friday. >> reporter: cal fire tapping the emergency fund to hire hundreds of new fire fighters. fire season never really ended as they have
been battling fires all over winter season. tell fires this week to inspect conditions normally we sent to sea in june or july. >> reporter: federal courthouse in san francisco suspended state senator leland yee discussing the terms of his trial current >> if the state thought that they did something wrong or detect carriers to investigate creek why did take the stake three years to do something >> reporter: and violent home invasion with a armed gunmen forces his way into a residence occupied by paying a woman and her elderly
san francisco tracy anastasio kron 4 news spread >> reporter: new health-care law requested asa the sun has some type of health-care insurance or face a fine. the deadline to enroll or complete an application is at 11:00 p.m. tonight those who miss it will receive a $95 fine print reporting in berkeley job offer no real >> reporter: people behaving badly next! >> reporter: and a lot of people are opting to turn off this twitter feature so
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>> reporter: what you were asleep jim was hard at work in the wee hours of the morning jim shown here inside the fence this thing goes on for more than 20 minutes. metal being tossed over and place inside of a recycling began. bin. >> reporter: kget away, you can tell from the black plastic milk crate attached to the back >> reporter:after they left they took they took the metal placed it in shopping carts and tried to cash in here at this scrap metal yard a few blocks away >> reporter:now jim is looking for a place to unload the steel but because i was asking around there is pretty good chance no one will touch it
>> reporter: and the day like this is the fence and this is how jim got inside he used this tired to climb the only part of the fence with a barb wire was missing. all yak and noticed the black-and-white check it that john was wearing hear it is not too far from the painted recycling banned all in here is jim on his bike the very same one he used. >> reporter:there may be more on this story in the coming days, in oakland stanley roberts
afternoon for it working hard in the rain. it looks like it is in great shape. talking with a lot of the spans excited. this is what they had to say. >> the did a great job with getting this field ready. >> >> and office that is capable of doing a lot of great things. offense i think we are in a good position right now. >> reporter: finishing this
anncr: at jennie-o we heard of a place in iowa where every thursday people ride 10 miles for tacos. we thought we'd show up and surprise them with a better kind of taco made with jennie-o ground turkey cooked thoroughly to 165. i feed my kids turkey tacos over regular tacos any day. i think they are light and they are just fresh tasting. yeah. when i eat well, i feel well. anncr: it's time for a better taco. the tacos tonight were pretty much perfect. make the switch. look for jennie-o ground turkey in a store near you. (male announcer): it's now time for gary radnich from the jack in the box sports desk. >> gary: raiders have any new defense back... signs with the raiders with fellow cornerback terrell
brown now aerator after leaving the forty-niners nine year veteran starter then all 16 games last year the raiders are stocking up. look at the raiders' defense with new players everywhere five new starters from different teams so far. silica sand which yobut least tg they're going out and signing guys at least at one point in their career has done a nice job. so there is there it is! >> catherine: i was attending the opening day every year.
>> gary: occultism and million time. walt and the giants game and 62 it was the bulls' pitiful think i have ever seen. like crime like kron! beauftiful >> catherine: still is! >> jacqueline: (laughter) >> gary: catherine was asking where does all the water god? >> gary: you get off the grass is getting off the turf and morning track and try to get out of there. >> jacqueline: when they have problems with their drainage?
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